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Filip Krupa

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Spotlight time.

So Ive had this whiptail plec for over a year, never fed him directly, and Ive never seen him eat anything I throw in. Great fish care, I know 🤣

Yet he is nice and fat, I guess the tank is big enough to provide whatever he needs!

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Happy water change day!

Got some guppies 7 days ago, ended up getting a few very small ones for free, thought they will become angelfish chow, but to my surprise, they have found a safe haven among the young cordifolius (which are out of control!).
Perhaps I could end up with a nice colony, despite sharing a tank with hundreds of fish happy to gobble up baby guppies. Id call that an achievement!

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While doing a water change today, I noticed 3 baby guppies! Hooray!

Tried to take a picture and spooked one of them resulting in a high speed chase against a hungry angel, thankfully Ive been lazy with the trimming so the baby quickly disappeared in dense vegitation.

Here is a pic I managed to take of an older sibling.

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Not sure how I will fix it long term, for now its fine, until I find some headspace to tackle it again

I was looking at that seam. How about drilling and pinning with clear acrylic rod? Use acrylic solvent to fix the rods in. Like a plastic version of a classic woodwork joint! It wouldn't be completely clear, but if you could 'wet' all the faces of the dowels and holes, with cement, it might not be that noticeable. Guess there is a risk that drilling might cause some stress points. But sounds like you like risky plans :p
 

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I was looking at that seam. How about drilling and pinning with clear acrylic rod? Use acrylic solvent to fix the rods in. Like a plastic version of a classic woodwork joint! It wouldn't be completely clear, but if you could 'wet' all the faces of the dowels and holes, with cement, it might not be that noticeable. Guess there is a risk that drilling might cause some stress points. But sounds like you like risky plans :p

I like it!
Right now the rathet strap is doing a good job. No idea when I will have the headspace to take a punt at fixing this.
I could always reduce the water level and make it into an island paludarium.
 

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Bought the golden long fin bristlenose about 6 months ago. Saw it about 4 times since 🤣😂

But everytime I do, I cant stop staring! Pics dont do it justice, especially under these strong lights.
 

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I love tanks where you can't see all the fish all the time. It's like going into the wild; you know what species live in the area, but you don't know which ones you will see today. :)

Never though of it that way but very true!

I cant always see the blue shortfin betta as he does his rounds.

I got a red lizard whiptail plec at the same time as the golden bristlenose. The lizard is equally elusive, so much so that Ive not managed to snap a picture at all yet.
 

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Some eye candy
That is all xD
 

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